Category: our achievements

Book Week

Book Week – Week beginning 1st March 2021 This week, the children have been taking part in various activities to celebrate Book Week. Our ‘Animal’ theme proved popular, and each year group focused on a different animal story or poem, completing lots of lovely activities around their story. We wrote poems, shared our favourite books …

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti Bullying Week This week, we have been promoting anti-bullying week. The theme for this year was United Against Bullying and the children celebrated ‘What Makes Us Different.’  All of our classes celebrated the week in different ways. Reception class have done some activities where they sorted friendly and unfriendly behaviours, and talked about what …

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Our School Environment

Sensory Room We are pleased to announce that our Sensory Room is now open.  Many thanks to the HSA and Herts County Council Healthy Living Grant for making this possible.  As you can see from the pictures below, it is a happy and calming space that the children can enjoy. KS1 Playground We are pleased …

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Manland Values Day

Manland Values Day Last week children came into school dressed in the colours of our Manland Values. They looked very smart and colourful. They told me that it was fun to dress up colourfully and not wear school uniform for a day. Children explained that by celebrating the Values, it helped them to remember to …

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Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala

Well done to our children that took part in Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall. They all sang beautifully with much enthusiasm. They were given the chance to sing ‘Reach’, ‘A Sky Full of Stars’ and the first ever performance of ‘I am Alban’. Very well done to Henry, Angell, Seren, Poppy, …

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80th Birthday Celebrations

On Friday 27th September, we celebrated Manland turning 80! To mark this occasion, we commissioned a piece of art work which you will see on the wall outside school. In collaboration with an artist, each child’s artwork was used to create this stunning wall display on the theme of Manland values. This will be enjoyed …

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Sandwell Charter Mark

Sandwell Wellbeing Charter Mark In April 2019, Manland School was awarded the Sandwell Wellbeing Charter Mark. The Charter Mark stems from an identified need to develop and focus thinking around whole school approaches to promoting positive mental health and wellbeing. Engaging in this project demonstrates our dedication to addressing this need in an exciting and …

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STEM Week

We had an influx of scientists at Manland as children and staff fully embraced our STEM Week. Children were left wondering who all the inspiring scientists, designers and mathematicians were on the blue plaques around the school, as they spent the week researching them and trying to make their own discoveries through Science, Technology, Maths …

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Gardening Club

The Gardening Club not only celebrated achieving the first stage in the RHS school’s award but also a fantastic growing season. They collected together the fruits (or rather vegetables) of their labours and some of the produce will be put to use in a variety of cooking activities across the school.

Art Days

Art Days On Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd July the whole school took part in “Art Days”. Children were asked to take part in a drawing or sketching activity and many children enjoyed the “take your pencil for a walk” activity. Some children drew their life story as a series of pictures and sketches. Later …

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